If you have been impacted by Hurricane Sandy, you may be eligible for Disaster Unemployment Assistance, Food Stamps/SNAP. It is important that you apply for both of these as soon as possible.
Food Stamps / Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program
For Food Stamps, the payments are retroactive to the date of application, so the sooner you apply, the more money you get.
- The Food Stamp Program’s Website (you can apply online here)
- List of Food Stamp Centers (where you can mail your application)
- Food Stamp Application
- Disaster Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (apply December 12-18)
There is a very short deadline for DUA of February 4th, 2013, the only way to apply for DUA right now is by phone.